DUNEDIN II

Station Information

Station ID: 136
Latitude: -45.87868
Longitude: 170.51336
Coastline code: 690
Station code: 32
Country: NEW ZEALAND
Time span of data: 1900 – 2015
Completeness (%): 72
Frequency Code: 24
Date of last update: 12 Jul 2016

Green Arrow: Current Station
Yellow Marker: Neighbouring RLR Station

Please note: In many cases, the station position in our database is accurate to only one minute. Thus, the tide gauge may not appear to be on the coast.

Additional Data Sources (guide to additional data sources)

Nearby GNSS Stations from SONEL: OUS2, DUNT, DUND

Station Documentation

=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2003Jan17 :
New data from John Hannah added 17/01/03 which supercedes old data. New data does not have any missing days information. Old data has been backed up.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2003Jan17 :
New data from John Hannah was for Auckland II, Dunedin II, Lyttelton II and Wellington II.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 17-OCT-05 :
There is a new John Hannah paper referring to New Zealand data for Wellington, Dunedin, Lyttelton and Auckland. The reference is: "An updated analysis of long-term sea level change in New Zealand." Geophysical Research Letters, V31, L03307, doi:10.1029/2003GL019166 (2004).
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2000Apr05 :
Data for this station come from the work of John Hannah, Journal of Geophysical Research, 95(B8), 12399-12405, 1990.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2000Apr05 :
Dunedin II 690/032 RLR(1937) is 9.4m below BM WW84 (see notes)
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 2000Apr05 :
Hannah notes that the Dunedin site may have been susceptible to submergence between 1964-86.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 17-OCT-05 :
According to John Hannah, the data at Dunedin is of very poor quality with many small inconsistencies in the tide gauge zero. Subsidence is occuring in the whole wharf area. Subsidence at the gauge is now 1mm/yr.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 01-Oct-2008 :
Revised data received from Glen Rowe at LINZ data span 1996-2007. Previous data from database 1996-1998 copied and replaced with revised dataset.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 25-Aug-2015 :
This station was previously flagged probably due to John Hannah's comments. However, after consideration it was decided to remove the station flag.

Data Authority

Toitu Te Whenua
160 Lambton Quay
PO 5501
Wellington 6145
NEW ZEALAND